Whatever is Excellent

I’ve just started my new position as rector of St Peter’s in Edmonton. (Six weeks in, so everyone still thinks I’m new. A year from now, church members will still understand that I’m new.) As with most new clergy, I’m frequently asked one question. “How are you going to save the Church?” People don’t actually […]

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SR Holy Ground P22/OT27 6Sept13

Link: Holy Ground 6 Sept 13 Summary of what I was saying and why: These are not happy readings. Lamentations, Timothy needing bucking up, disciples asking for more faith and being told they are slaves. And when I read through them two things stood out Timothy inherited his faith (as we have ours) and the […]

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SR Angels and Coyote, Michelmas 2013

Link: Angels and Coyote, Michelmas 2013 Summary of what I was saying and why: I wanted to work with the richness and variety of angels in the Bible. Tricksters are almost and not at all analogous, so I brought Coyote in a little. (Coyote stories can be found here among other places.) Theology: Angelology Jesus […]

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Angels and Coyote, Michelmas Sermon 29Sept13

The Anglican Church of Canada allows that, when the 29th is on a Sunday, Michelmas is celebrated.  The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked with the Biblical tradition of Angels. Do not be afraid. Angels exist to speak God in our lives. Listen  

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